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Fighting Jacket

Object Number:P1142
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Madang
Provenience: Borneo
Sarawak
Pliran River
Date Made: 1897
Early Date: 1897
Late Date: 1897
Section:Oceanian
Materials:Sun Bear Skin
Peel
Plant Fiber
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898

Description

Fighting jacket made from the skin of a sun bear (Helarctos malayanus).

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Dayaks: Peoples of the Borneo Rain Forest (Furness, Hiller, Harrison Borneo Collection) (25 Feb 1989 - 01 Jul 1990) View Objects in Exhibition

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